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Venus flytrap

[after the insect-eating plant] See firewall machine.
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It's not clear how Venus flytraps keep those critters off the menu.
ASK DIARMUID How do I look after a Venus flytrap? I want to pot it but I'm not sure what type of compost I should use.
No other plant holds such a high reputation in its specialism to carnivory than Venus flytrap, Dionaea muscipula, and the fascination Darwin had for this plant is shared by modern scientists.
After a thrilling rollercoaster ride through a disused mine, highly reminiscent of Indiana Jones, they encounter giant dandelions and mushrooms, a vast ocean, man-eating venus flytraps and dinosaurs.
There are shrimp, crabs, sea anemones that look like Venus flytraps, as well as red octopuses, sea stars, fish, and more.
To learn why Venus flytraps snack on insects, check out this Web site from the Botanical Society of America.
Colwell said Ratzmann raised trout and designed a system in which he used trout waste to fertilise his greenhouse plants - including tropical plants and Venus flytraps - then recycled the water back to the fish tank.
With its verdant English countryside vistas and candlelit Victorian passions, it seems worlds away from the cold "men are from malls, women are Venus flytraps" combativeness of Your Friends & Neighbors and In the Company of Men.
Catch all the buzz on Venus flytraps 6 The label on my Venus flytrap - Dionaea muscipula - says it should be watered using rainwater.
VENUS flytraps may not cry "feed me" like the man-eating plant they inspired in the movie Little Shop Of Horrors - but they can count, scientists have discovered.